Stuart Easton and Gary Mason crash out of NW200 practice

Published: 19 May 2011

MSS Kawasaki riders Gary Mason and Stuart Easton have crashed out of this morning’s practice for the NW200.

Easton, currently sitting third in the British Superbike championship, is believed to have suffered a broken femur and a possible pelvic injury and has been taken to hospital for further observations.

Gary Mason is believed to have been given the all-clear.

NW200 Technical Director Mervyn Whyte said: “Stuart Easton and Gary Mason were involved in an incident at Station Road during the first practice session this morning. 

"Stuart Easton has been taken to Causeway Hospital with a suspected fractured right leg and pelvis. Gary Mason was able to walk away. Further updates will be issued in due course.”

Further information as we get it from MCN’s reporter on the scene, Gary Pinchin.